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Macro Photography - Detail not Visible to the EyeMacro Photography - Show the Detail not Visible to the EyeMacro Photography - Detail not Visible to the Eye by hellfirediva
Approaching macro photography for the first time can be full of ugliness especially if your first attempts fail badly. Many beginners discover the Depth of Field (DoF) is very small, images are out of focus because the focus is critical in macro photography with the small DoF, Camera shake and subject movement (due to using longer shutter speeds to allow for small apertures and/or not using a sturdy tripod), increased noise (if you use a higher ISO to compensate for the small apertures needed), or badly composed photos. And this can get frustrating.
(the following was already covered in my first article Welcome to the
World of Macro but here is a reminder)
Macro Photography requires special equipment which can get expensive, but so what we photographers like to spend money on equipment. Without some form of macro equipment you will not be able to
What Can You Create From Inspiration?ContestWhat Can You Create From Inspiration? by RLDStock
Alrighty ... it is contest time again. When I first thought of doing a contest, I thought "I should do the normal,use my stock for a manip, contest" however while browsing my friend & watchers list & I realized there are more people out there that should have a chance. So I have an idea, to involve not only manipulators; but open it up to everyone.
How it works:
I am going to post a series of images from my gallery, as well as a few different lines of songs that I enjoy.
-Your job is to choose one of them (or more then one is extra brownie points) and create a piece inspired by it, or manipulate the actual image/words into something new.
-Then what you do is post in the artist comments a link to the image, or type the lyrics that you choose to use as your inspiration
(If you post a reason as to why you choose this image more brownie points)
Because there are sooo many holiday themed projects right now, I have decided to leave i
Inner Beauty Contest - ONE WEEK LEFT!Inner Beauty Contest - ONE WEEK LEFT! by karemelancholia
== Inner Beauty Contest ==
ONE WEEK BEFORE THE END! HURRY UP!
Your participation is wanted!
I wish this one could be also! At least i hope you'll find INSPIRATION!!!
Contests are really important they help us improving, increasing our creativity and discovering new art and artists!
You can view the guidelines about Inner Beauty contest here : http://karemelancholia.deviantart.com/journal/14854270/ !
PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE SUBMITTING!
Now spread the word about this contest and CREATE!!!!!!
G O O D L U C K & B E C R E A T I V E !
Contest - Inner Beauty
By inner beauty i mean what is hidden.
Because even the most ugly being or thing has beauty inside.
Come, show us what is hidden, the stick gilded under the bark!
Explain us in your description how you deal with the "Inner Bea